• Short Summary

    CARS IN BRITAIN'S ROYAL AUTOMOBILE CLUB (RAC) RALLY SKIDDED AND SLITHERED THEIR WAY THROUGH WALES TODAY (MONDAY) AS WINTER BEGAN TO TAKE ITS TOLL.

  • Description

    CARS IN BRITAIN'S ROYAL AUTOMOBILE CLUB (RAC) RALLY SKIDDED AND SLITHERED THEIR WAY THROUGH WALES TODAY (MONDAY) AS WINTER BEGAN TO TAKE ITS TOLL.

    IT WAS THE SECOND DAY OF THE SIX-DAY INTERNATIONAL RALLY. THE CARS, AFTER DRIVING FROM LONDON YESTERDAY, SET OUT FROM SOUTH WALES TODAY FOR A TRIP THROUGH THE NIGHT TO SCOTLAND.

    ALREADY, 25 OF THE ORIGINAL 165 STARTERS HAVE DROPPED OUT. AND THE SAVAGE WINTRY CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY TO FORCE OUT MORE AS THE CARS HEAD INTO THE SNOW-BLANKETED SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS. HEAVY SNOW HAS CANCELLED ONE SECTION OF THE 2,500-MILE (4000-KM) ROUTE.

    TONIGHT'S LEADER WINS THE FINNISH STAR, TIMO MAKINEN, DRIVING AN AUSTIN HEALEY. ANOTHER FINN, RAUNO AALTONEN, BATTLED FOR SECOND PLACE WITH BRITAIN'S PADDY HOPKIRK.

    ON FILM ARE:
    CAR 2 - AUSTIN HEALEY, DRIVEN BY TIMO MAKINEN (FINLAND)
    CAR 8 - BMC COOPER, DRIVEN BY PADDY HOPKIRK (BRITAIN)
    CAR 10 - SAAB SPORT, DRIVEN BY H.LUND (SWEDEN)
    CAR 5 - BMC COOPER, DRIVEN BY RAUNO AALTONEN (FINLAND)
    CAR 15 - SAAB SPORT, DRIVEN BY MRS PAT MOSS-CARLSSON (BRITAIN)
    CAR 14 - AUSTIN HEALEY, DRIVEN BY D.MORLEY (BRITAIN)
    CAR 6 - TRIUMPH 2000, DRIVEN BY S. LAMPINEN
    CAR 96 - WARTBURG 1000, DRIVEN BY W.JAGER (EAST GERMANY)
    CAR 111 - AUSTIN COOPER, DRIVEN BY T. PATON (BRITAIN)
    CAR 117 - FORD CORTINA, DRIVEN BY E. VAUGHAN (BRITAIN)
    CAR 113 - AUSTIN COOPER, DRIVEN BY W.B.JONES (BRITAIN)
    CAR 125 - HILLMAN IMP, DRIVEN BY S. BENTON (BRITAIN)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3P91HUG58AFXASX8Y49DDXOCK
    Media URN:
    VLVA3P91HUG58AFXASX8Y49DDXOCK
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/11/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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